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New trial shows mpMRI scans help to catch more aggressive prostate cancers

20 Mar 2018

Evidence continues to mount for giving men an mpMRI scan before a prostate biopsy after an international trial of 500 men showed that mpMRI-guided biopsies help to catch more aggressive cancers and fewer harmless cancers.

Columnist George Monbiot urges others not to “let fear rule your life” after prostate cancer diagnosis

15 Mar 2018

The environmental journalist and activist is the latest high-profile man to open up about having prostate cancer, after writing a searingly honest column giving his three top tips for keeping upbeat in the face of the disease.

The black golfers saving men's lives

15 Mar 2018

For the last six years, the African Caribbean Golf Association has been challenging taboos and raising awareness of a disease that hits one-in-four black men. We meet four of its members and find out how it all began.

Bill Turnbull reveals prostate cancer diagnosis ahead of Bake Off appearance

13 Mar 2018

The former BBC Breakfast presenter says his cancer has spread to his bones and urges men to get their prostates checked.

“If I hadn’t acted quickly, my two-year prognosis would have been even shorter”

12 Mar 2018

Since he was diagnosed with advanced prostate cancer in 2014, father-of-three Kevin Webber has helped raise more than £200k for us through sponsored endurance events. He describes how doing his first trans-Saharan Marathon de Sables kept him happily distracted from his prognosis, and why his wife urges him to take on more epic running challenges.

Look out for your loved ones and make a Will for free this month

7 Mar 2018

So many of us have ‘make a Will’ on our long term to do list. But this month there is a gentle incentive to take that step because March is Free Wills Month. Here, Private Client solicitor, Nicola Edmondson talks through the things you need to consider before you make a Will.

Prostate cancer vaccine among trailblazing research we're backing with £2.7 million

6 Mar 2018

With prostate cancer now the third biggest cancer killer, it is clearer than ever that we need big leaps forward. That’s why we’re awarding £2.7 million to UK scientists to fund some of the most exciting and revolutionary ideas.

Behind the headlines: Symptoms, screening and PSA – should I have a test?

6 Mar 2018

This week the PSA test is in the media spotlight after results from a large prostate cancer trial were released. So what should men do if they are worried about prostate cancer? Who should have a PSA test? Our Specialist Nurse, Ali Rooke sets out the facts.

One-stop-shop pilot for diagnosing suspected prostate cancer scoops headlines

5 Mar 2018

This weekend, national media picked up a story that we reported in November about an NHS England scheme trialling a “one-stop-shop” process for diagnosing prostate cancer. The story was picked up from The Daily Mail, who have recently begun a prostate cancer campaign after being moved by our news that prostate cancer is now the third biggest cancer killer.

Stephen Fry calls for all men to know their risk after his treatment for prostate cancer

2 Mar 2018

The much-loved writer, presenter and actor has followed up last week's shock announcement on social media that he's recovering from prostate cancer surgery with a new tweet of our infographic, encouraging others to know their risk of the most common cancer in men.